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Nov 11, 2020

Freightliner electric models surpass 500k miles in real-world use


The 38-vehicle fleet of battery-electric Freightliner eCascadias and eM2s have surpassed 500,000 miles in real-world operation by Freightliner customers.

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Aug 31, 2020

California's New Low-NOx Rules Concern Truck, Engine Makers


The California Air Resources Board approved sweeping new emissions regulations affecting heavy-duty trucks sold in the state. An organization representing truck and engine makers decried the new rule.

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Aug 28, 2020

CARB Formally Adopts Low-NOx Omnibus Rule


California regulators have unanimously approved a sweeping regulation that will lower oxides of nitrogen and particulate matter emissions for new trucks built beginning in 2024.

The California Air Resources Board adopted the new regulation, which will reduce NOx emissions by 90%, after a daylong public hearing Aug. 27. The new rule drew support from state air quality officials nationwide, but was opposed by some trucking industry trade groups such as American Trucking Associations, the California Trucking Association and the Truck and Engine Manufacturers Association (EMA).

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Aug 28, 2020

Critics charge CARB’s latest emissions regs as ‘cost-prohibitive, infeasible, unenforceable and illegal’


California Air Resources Board (CARB) is expected to pass its latest truck emissions restrictions, the Low NOx Heavy-Duty Omnibus Regulations, following a hearing this Thursday, despite outcries from industry critics claiming the set of proposed rules are too costly, illegal and that there’s no evidence that the rules will actually improve air quality.

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Jan 8, 2020

Thousands of Commercial Trucks Likely to be Denied Registration in 2020 by California DMV


State Offers Help for Businesses Forced to Purchase New Equipment

Los Angeles, CA (January 8, 2020) – According to the California Air Resources Board (CARB), there are more than 400,000 Heavy Duty diesel vehicles based in California who obtain registration from the California DMV.

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